Down to Earth Community Gardens

Check out our Events Page!!

2016 ​Garden Workshop Series 1-5

A hands-on organic garden class series in the Down to Earth Garden. We will be doing walkabouts to see whats growing. Talking about prepping your garden, planting, thinning, maintaining, pest control and how to harvest your veggies. Answering any garden questions you have!
DTE Gardeners this is your chance to ask us questions about your garden.  Find out helpful tips and tricks to get your garden in top shape.
DTE gardeners and public welcome. No Fee

Gardening Workshop Series #2
Thinning and Maintaining your Garden
Saturday, June 11th 9am at the DTE garden

Accepting 2016 plot rental applications!!

We have 110 organic garden plots on 1 acre of farm land.

Our Non-profit 501c3 organization is run by volunteers who donate their time and energy to keep our business running smoothly. 

2016 Gardener Orientation Dates & Times

March 5th 10am 

April 2nd 10am

April 27th Thursday 6pm (new)

May 7th 10am

June 4th 10am

Saturdays @ Gateway College Pike Creek Bldg

Down to Earth Organic Garden Plant Sale
May 7th 11am(for DTE gardeners)

12-2pm for general public @ the community garden.


Our organic gardens are privately rented.

Dogs are not allowed.

Donations of money and tools are gladly accepted.

Down to Earth Community Gardens

PO Box 1124

Kenosha, WI 53141

​Community Garden location - 3003 30th Avenue, Kenosha (Moose Lodge)


Phone# for Gardens 262-515-3308

Phone# for Events 262-515-6322

​Down to Earth is a Non-profit designated 501c3 Organization

- Gertrude Jekell (Horticulturist)

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness;

It teaches industry and thrift; Above all it teaches trust"

Down to Earth Gardens is a private organic garden rental community in Kenosha, Wisconsin.  The land is donated by the Kenosha Moose Lodge 286. We donate excess produce to local shelters.

2016 Plot Rental Applications- Reserve your plot early!!  

Organic Gardening in Kenosha.

Gardener  Applications: 

Renewal Dates- Sept-Nov 15 2015 for returning gardeners wanting the same plot.
New Gardeners -Open plot rentals Nov 2015-July 2016.

Click on link below to open

Microsoft Word Document

 2016 DTE Rental Application

All adult gardeners will be required to sign a waiver and register for an ID badge.  ID badges will be issued during orientation. Gardeners are required to carry ID badges when in the garden.

Mail application and fee to:

Down to Earth Community Gardens
PO Box 1124
Kenosha, WI 53141

Click on link below to open Word Document

  2016 Community Garden Rules 

Our garden has 3 rental plot sizes 

Call for availability before mailing application & fee after April 1st



10x12-$30 (2 for $50)


Garden Map PDF

-Water is included in fee.
-Gardening season is April 1st - November 1st. Weather Dependent.
-Organic Gardening practices only.
-Gardeners are responsible for tilling their plots.

-Rototillers for tilling your plot are available for rental from local hardware stores and rental business.

-Compost is free for Kenosha residents at the Yard Waste Facility.

-Check out our Gardening page for beginner gardening information.